Health and social care

Health and services

Hospitalisation and help returning home

North Yorkshire County Council has services that can help you manage when you return after a hospital stay.

North Yorkshire NHS Stop Smoking Service

In partnership with York and the NHS, North Yorkshire County Council provides support, prescriptions and advice on how to stop smoking.


Neither the local nor district council is responsible for vaccinations against infectious diseases, but official information on immunisation can be found on the Gov.UK website.

Winter fuel payment

If you are born on or before 5 July 1952, you are eligible for between £100 and £300 tax-free to help pay your heating bills, more information can be found on the Gov.UK website.